New affordable housing impresses Snyder

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Governor Snyder took a personal tour through the soon-to-be Grandview Apartments Wednesday morning. It only took a 15 minutes through the former Holy Family Orphanage built in 1915 in Marquette for Governor Snyder to be impressed with the transformation…

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Vets Fascinated by Orphanage Construction Meet the Workers

March 14, 2017

As the old Holy Family Orphanage in Marquette is turned into an apartment complex, the construction workers have discovered an audience watching their every move. Residents at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans have been fascinated by the construction happening…

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Senate to take up ‘transformational’ brownfield bills this week

December 1, 2016

LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Senate plans to take up legislation allowing large brownfield projects to capture taxes this week, a spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, confirmed. Senate Bills 1061-1065 would create a "transformational" brownfield credit…

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$50M Cap Added To ‘TIF On Steroids’ Bills

November 30, 2016

A $50 million annual cap is being added to legislation slated to be taken up next week in the Senate that would allow "transformational projects" to capture the state sales and income taxes collected from their creation.  The Sen. Ken…

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